A Former 16 And Pregnant Star Has Died

Valerie Fairman, who appeared on 16 and Pregnant in 2010, has died. MTV, which played home to the series, confirmed the news in a statement to People.

The 23-year-old's death is being investigated, according to a statement People received from the Chester County Coroner in Pennsylvania. Fairman was allegedly found to be unresponsive in the bathroom of a friend's house in Coatesville, PA. The coroner's office is conducting a toxicology report.

"We are saddened by the news of Valerie Fairman's passing," MTV told People in a statement. "Our thoughts and prayers are with her family at this time."

Fairman is survived by her 7-year-old daughter, Nevaeh Lynn. Her fellow MTV stars have shared messages of support for Fairman's family.

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